Rail Engineering Projects are Shaping the Future

The redevelopment of London Bridge Station will provide passengers with more reliable journeys, more journey options and increased capacity to meet demands of the future.

Tell us how your rail project is shaping the future and inspire the next generation! Submit your rail projects here

Meet the People in Rail

The rail industry is a very diverse place to work. Our people come from various backgrounds and work in a huge variety of job roles and environment. Take a look here of some of the amazing #PeopleInRail.

Already working in the rail industry? Submit your own profile here to showcase your story!

Peter’s Railway Books and School Resources

Author and chartered engineer Christopher Vine loves railways and anything mechanical or electrical. He’s created a series of children’s books and classroom resources to introduce and inspire young people to the world of engineering and rail.

Explore Peter’s Railway for hours of fun and learning!

Photo © Peter's Railway

Discover your transport career with plotr

A new interactive world has been added to Plotr this week to help young people find out more about transport careers. Plotr is an advice and inspiration website for 11-24 year olds to help them discover a wide range of opportunities.

There are a variety of routes into transport careers with a huge variety of professions including archaeologists, software designers and even quantity surveying degree apprenticeships.

Explore the world of transport at plotr.co.uk/transportcareers/

Railweek is returning – 5th to 11th February 2024!!

See our latest posts for more information, contact our Railweek Lead James Shanley through LinkedIn or reach out using the YRP contact form on how you can get involved or take part!

Rail Week is a collaborative activity being delivered by the rail sector and led by Young Rail Professionals (YRP) to attract more people to consider rail careers. We will do this by opening the doors of industry to students at schools, colleges and universities. We encourage you to take a look at the site to find out more and sign up for updates.

…Because it’s not just about trains and tracks. Rail has so much more to offer!

News & Updates

Rail Week Events

Bring Rail To The Classroom

Our Rail Ambassadors are young people who can deliver activities in your school to teach children about rail opportunities with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) topics.

Discover the range of free resources available to support your classroom teaching and follow-up learning.

Many left the session feeling very inspired, enlightened and more focused in terms of reflecting on possible careers to pursue in rail.

Routes to Rail

Opportunities, resources and useful information about how to start or progress your career in rail.